Pareo Zero

Finish for Wooden Decks & Sidings

Oil emulsion for the protection of decks, sidings, fences and other outdoor wood projects. Does not peel or blister. Prevents weathering without altering the original wood tint.

  • Zero solvent
  • VOCs under 8 g / L
  • Prevents discoloration due to UV rays
  • Prevents wood graying while keeping the wood’s original tint
  • Low environmental impact
  • Waterproofs wood surfaces
  • Allows the wood vein to show through
  • Easy to refresh: can be reapplied without stripping
  • Does not create a film on the wood surface
  • Protects against mildew
  • Protects against destructive insects
  • Does not blister or whiten over time
Colors shown are for information purposes only: Actual colors may vary from the color on your screen due to monitor differences.

Directions for use


Stir well with a stick before and while applying. Do not shake. Do not apply under sunlight or at a temperature below 10 °C. The wood must be clean and sanded with a 120 grit sandpaper prior to application. The moisture content of the wood must be less than 20%.

It’s possible to mix some Colorless Pareo Zero to the colored version in order to decrease the color intensity.


Apply with a brush, a stain pad or a paint roller. If more than 24 hours have passed since the first application, sand lightly with a 120 grit paper before the second application.

The use of a spray gun is highly unsuitable for vertical application. For horizontal surfaces, wipe off any excessive oil after spray gun application.

2 coats of Pareo Zero Colorless or Natural can be applied in order to preserve the wood’s original color.

Drying Time

  • Water resistance: 3 hours
  • Between coats: 6 to 18 hours depending on the moisture content of the wood
  • Cautious traffic: 12 hours
  • Complete drying: 2 days

Number of coats

  • Horizontal surfaces: 2 coats
  • Vertical surfaces: 1 or 2 coats

On horizontal surfaces, always apply 2 coats of the same color to ensure an even wear and easy maintenance.

It is not recommended to use Pareo Zero Natural color on exotic woods, torrefied woods or restored woods (stripped and sanded).


  • Sanded wood: 100 to 200 sq ft / L
  • Sawn wood (untreated): 65 to 100 sq ft / L
  • On torrefied wood: 275 to 375 sq ft / L
  • On exotic wood: 375 to 450 sq ft / L

Tool Cleaner

Soapy water


Clean with water and scrub. When the finish becomes dull and slightly discolored (after 1 to 6 years), Clean with water and scrub, lightly sand with 80 grit sandpaper and apply one coat of Pareo Colorless Base to revive the color and waterproof the wood.


Must not freeze. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Residues Disposal

Consult your municipality for proper disposal procedure of this product residues.


Surface Types

  • Untreated wood
  • Commercial treated dry wood (after 1 year)
  • Restored wood (stained or oiled)
  • Exotic or torrefied wood


It’s strongly recommended reading carefully the technical sheet of the product and making prior test to ensure the propriety and compatibility of the products.


  • Vertical surfaces : 2 to 6 years
  • Horizontal surfaces : 1 to 3 years


  • Sanded wood: 100 to 200 sq ft / L
  • Sawn wood (untreated): 65 to 100 sq ft / L
  • On torrefied wood: 275 to 375 sq ft / L
  • On exotic wood: 375 to 450 sq ft / L


Modified vegetable oils, water, UV filters, iron oxide.


Less than 8 g / L


  • One coat: Matt (2 to 4%)
  • Two coats: Satin Matte (5 to 7%)


  • 20 ml (sample)
  • 946 ml
  • 3.78 L
  • 18.9 L


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